Save the Children Child Protection and Migration Coordinator Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Save the Children

Job Vacancy: Child Protection and Migration Coordinator

Ref: 190001YW

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Contract Duration: 1 year

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office.

We are changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: The Regional Programming Unit’s over-arching goal for the period 2019 – 2021 is to ensure regional accountability for child rights, with the aim that children in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) are safe and protected.

The Child Protection and Migration Coordinator uses his/her technical knowledge in child protection (with a specific focus on protecting children from all forms of violence). As well as migration and displacement to manage the delivery by partners of activities aimed at ensuring that Children in East and Southern Africa are protected by strengthened, inclusive community, national and trans-national child protection systems.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelors in social sciences and speciality in one of the following social work, psychology, child development, education sciences, migration
  • Certification in PCM, implementation and evaluation


1. 5 years’ experience in migration and displacement

2. 5 years’ experience in child protection in an NGO dealing with case management and policy influence

3. 5 years in positive parenting

4. Experience working with EAC or other Regional Economic Communities.

5. Partnership management experience

6. Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.


Experience in gender integrated Chprogramming. Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role.

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We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.

Interested applicants can view the profile and apply for this position HERE.

The advert will close on 15th July 2019

Disclaimer: Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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Updated: July 2, 2019 — 1:27 pm